Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group

  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "to Promote the history and cultural heritage of North-West Russia related topics in different languages on Wikipedia, as well as cooperating with local authorities, organizations and individuals to receive grants and other materials to promote free knowledge";
Application Review
With regard to North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION MET
  • Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
  • Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
  • Allows new members: CRITERION MET
  • Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 04 October 2019.



Liaison's Signature


Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 04 October 2019 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

  1. DNdubane (WMF) (talk) 19:17, 7 October 2019 (UTC)[reply]